Teaching & Learning

SLE Core Training

Course Details
Audience: Newly appointed SLEs
Date: TBC
Time: 9.30am – 3.30pm
Venue: Altrincham Grammar School for Girls, Cavendish Road, Bowdon, Altrincham, WA14 2NL
Cost: £120
Facilitated by: Lisa Fathers

Specialist Leaders of Education (SLEs) are outstanding senior and middle leaders who have the skills to support individuals and teams in similar positions in other schools.

The training involves one full day core training session and focuses around understanding the current climate of school to school support, recognising the importance of emotional intelligence and developing a skills set to become an effective SLE.

The core aims of the programme are:

  • Understand the principles of system leadership within the Teaching School mandate
  • Explain the context of the SLE role within a school to school support system
  • Understand how to carry out the SLE role effectively
  • Enhance coaching skills
  • Highlight the importance of emotional intelligence throughout the process


Alliance for Learning
Cavendish Road, Bowdon
Altrincham WA14 2NL
Proud to part of the Bright Futures Education Trust